Homes In Mississippi Surrounded With Water

Here are some interesting pictures of homes surrounding with tuns of earth to try and save them from the floods in the south.

Leaking: This homeowner sealed off the driveway to their house but water has crept in over the back of the makeshift levee - not surprising when the Mississippi River's height has swollen to 56.3 feet - a record high

Braced: The flooding is expected to reach its highest point in Vicksburg tomorrowBraced: The flooding is expected to reach its highest point in Vicksburg tomorrow

DIY: This home in Vicksburg, Mississippi is surrounded by tons of earth and sand as its owner tries to hold back the floodwaters from the Yazoo River

DIY: This home in Vicksburg, Mississippi is surrounded by tons of earth and sand as its owner tries to hold back the floodwaters from the Yazoo River

Access route: A small white boat at the right of this protected house gives some idea of how the residents may get to the road with their home cut off

Access route: A small white boat at the right of this protected house gives some idea of how the residents may get to the road with their home cut off

No room with a view: The walls of the levee are almost the same height as the roof of the houseNo room with a view: The walls of the levee are almost the same height as the roof of the house

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